Fall 2019 - CSA Workshops
Making the Most of Academic Resources
Struggling in class? Wondering how to make the most out of interactions with professors, TAs, and other on-campus support? Join us for a discussion on communicating and creating productive relationships with Columbia's many academic resources. Meet with a TA and tutor who can share first hand experience and advice on establishing connections with TA's and tutors.
Friday, September 20th - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Train Your Brain: The Science of Time Management
Feeling overwhelmed? Wondering how to juggle classes, clubs, and new friends? Prone to procrastination? Get your semester off to a great start at this workshop designed to help improve your time management skills. Using science-based strategies, we'll explore the best methods for scheduling, studying, and finding time to relax.
TENTATIVE: Friday, September 27th - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Exploring Undergraduate Science Research
Do you think you might be interested in getting involved in a research laboratory, but have no idea about how to go about that process? Come and join Vesna Gasperov, PhD to learn more about research. Topics to be discussed: - why do research? - when to start? - a very quick review of the departments and centers at Columbia where research is conducted - researching your lab - contacting the professor/writing the email - students options for research during the academic year and over the summer - other ideas for how to get involved.
How to Prepare for Finals
Feeling the test prep pressure? Not sure where to start? Join us as we discuss the best strategies for conquering your finals, including creating a study plan all the way to exam day.
Friday, December 6th - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Columbia Health Workshops:
Including: Procrastination, Stressbusters, Healty Eating, Enhancing Your Relationship, etc.
Columbia University Libraries Workshops:
Including: Text Analysis, Zotero, NVivo, Linux, Stata, etc.
The Writing Center Workshops:
Including: Developing Claims, Grammar, Organization and Structure, Researching, etc.
Columbia Student Life Workshops:
Center for Career Education Events:
Office of University Life Events:
Past CSA Workshops
Getting the Most Out of Your Summer Science Research Experience
Doing science research over the summer? Join us for a workshop designed to help you have a successful research experience. Dr. Vesna Gasperov, Undergraduate Science Research Advisor, will discuss how to prepare for your research experience, set realistic expectations, establish strong connections with your lab mentors, and get the most out of the experience.